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6.14.2011

Chambers USA Recommends Lane Powell in Multiple Categories for 2011

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Chambers USA Recommends Lane Powell in Multiple=
Seventeen Lane Powell attorneys and 10 practice areas were recently selected by their peers and clients for inclusion in the 2011 edition of the prestigious legal rankings guide Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.  In the guide, Chambers’ sources said, “this firm offers a broad base of highly qualified attorneys and support staff, all of whom demonstrate knowledge of the current trends affecting our industry.”

Lane Powell’s Bankruptcy/Restructuring Practice Group was recommended as “one of the largest and strongest bankruptcy groups in Washington.” Chambers’ sources called this group “certainly one of the best in town.” Leading individuals named in this area include:  Bruce Leaverton (Wash.), Charles Ekberg (Wash.) and Mary Jo Heston (Wash.).

The Firm’s general Commercial Litigation Practice was recommended across three markets for their “strong team ethic in a range of disputes, from class actions to healthcare-related litigation.” Leading individuals named in this category include:  Rudy Englund (Wash.), Milo Petranovich (Ore.) and Brewster Jamieson (Alaska).

Lane Powell was also recognized in two markets for its Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Practice. Chambers’ sources said, “the quality of their work, timeliness, communications, and other aspects in almost every case have been superior.” Leading individuals in three markets were named in this category and include:  Michael Morgan (Wash.), Benjamin Lenhart (Ore.), Jeffrey Wolfstone (Ore.) and Michael Parise (Alaska).

The Real Estate Practice Group was also recommended in two markets for its “broad-based practice which encompasses wetlands, shorelines, water rights, natural resources, and planning and zoning work.” Leading individuals named in this category include:  Douglas Wheeler (Wash.) and Bryan Powell (Ore.).

The Firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group was recommended in two markets for its “broad base of highly qualified attorneys” in this area. Leading individuals named in this category include:  Michael Reilly (Wash.) and David Hosenpud (Ore.).

Other Lane Powell leading individuals recommended in Chambers include:  Diane Butler, Immigration (Wash.); Michael Nesteroff, Environmental (Wash.); and Brian Bodine, Intellectual Property (Wash.).